Tenn. Couple Hits Stryker With Metal Hip Implant Lawsuit

Mark S. and Tammy S., a couple from Tennessee, hit Stryker Corporation with a metal hip implant lawsuit for the injuries Mark allegedly suffered after using one of the company's metal hip implant devices. Mark claims in the metal-on-metal hip implant lawsuit that... Read More »

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PayPal Class Action Settlement Over Held Funds Rejected

Last week, a proposed settlement deal in the class action lawsuit accusing PayPal Inc., an online payments processor, of improperly holding customers’ funds was rejected by a California federal judge. The lead plaintiffs alleged in their class action lawsuit that PayPal, a… Read More »

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Actos Bladder Cancer Settlement Conferences Scheduled

Although more than 4,000 Actos bladder cancer lawsuits have been filed nationwide, and several bellwether cases are going to trial, no Actos settlement agreements are currently being offered by the drug maker, Takeda Pharmaceuticals. However, an order issued by U.S. Magistrate Judge... Read More »

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Judge Tossed Fair Credit Reporting Class Action Against Paramount

A California federal judge has dismissed a class action lawsuit against Paramount Pictures Corporation alleging that it violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) as it relates to consumer reports attained for the purpose of employment. U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria said… Read More »

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Eliquis Investigated for Link to Colon Cancer and Liver Injury

The new and popular blood-thinner Eliquis (apixaban), which is already the subject of lawsuits and controversy over fatal internal bleeding episodes, is now being looked at for two more dangerous side effects — colon cancer and liver injury. According to nationally syndicated... Read More »

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Judge Tosses Apple iPhone Class Action Lawsuit

A class action lawsuit filed against Apple Inc. over allegedly false claims it made about the iPhone’s capabilities to connect to a wireless network following a software update in 2013 and led him to incur costly data charges was tossed by a… Read More »

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Heart Surgery Patient Sues Over Xarelto Bleeding Complications

California plaintiff Mary B. is suing the drug companies Bayer and Janssen Pharmaceuticals for the injuries she allegedly incurred from Xarelto (rivaroxaban), a drug she was prescribed after heart surgery to avoid blood clots. Mary claims that as a direct result of... Read More »

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Studies and Warnings Indicate Depakote Birth Defects

Depakote has been on the market since 1983, treating millions of patients with epilepsy. Unfortunately, this popular medication has been blamed for potentially causing severe birth defects. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has also taken issue with this allegation, warning that... Read More »

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Pradaxa Antidote In Development

Pradaxa lawsuits have alleged that uncontrollable bleeding with Pradaxa is a major problem. However, there may be hope for patients with Pradaxa bleeding in the form of a reversal agent or Pradaxa antidote. What is Pradaxa? Pradaxa is a blood thinner or... Read More »

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Anti-Seizure Medication May Cause Onfi SJS

Many patients taking an anti-seizure medication like Onfi have reportedly developed Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS), a painful allergic reaction to a prescription drug. While any person can contract SJS after taking any kind of medication, certain classes of medications like anti-seizure drugs and antibiotics have... Read More »

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Pseudotumor Cerebri Linked to Birth Control

A  painful condition called pseudotumor cerebri is leading to numerous lawsuits linked to the use of certain types of birth control. The condition occurs when pressure increases inside the skull due to an increase of cerebrospinal fluid, which has been allegedly brought... Read More »

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Cymbalta Withdrawal Lawsuits Allege Eli Lilly Hid Risks

Cymbalta is a powerful antidepressant and anti-anxiety drug designed not only to combat the symptoms of depression or anxiety, but to help treat the painful effects of disorders like arthritis and fibromyalgia. While this drug can be very helpful in the treatment... Read More »

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Levaquin May Be Linked To Stevens Johnson Syndrome

Research shows the antibiotic levofloxacin — sold under the brand name Levaquin, as well as Tavanic outside the United States (or Oftaquix, Quixin, and Iquix in eye drops or eardrops, and oral solutions) — may cause Stevens Johnson Syndrome. Levaquin is a brand name for the drug levofloxacin. Developed by Daiichi... Read More »

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